Seed Days

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Seed Days event – please find this year’s speaker presentations below. Reach out to your local grain elevator manager with any additional questions.

2018 Seed Days Presentations

Time of DayAgenda ItemDownloads
7:30 AMBreakfast, Crop Evaluation Survey and Registration
8:30 AMWelcome and Vendor Introductions
Bradford Warner, Agspring
9:05 AMThresher and Merchandising Updates
Ken Morgen, Thresher
9:15 AMPanel Discussion: 2018 Seed Varieties, Treatments and Options, Upgraded Equipment and Food Barley
Moderated by Brett Wilken, Thresher. Panel members include Trenton Stanger, WestBred | Tony Severa, Syngenta Kelly Olson, Idaho Barley Commission
10:00 AMPanel Discussion: Best Practices, 200 Bushel Club, Agronomy Update and Fertilizer Program
Moderated by Brett Wilken, Thresher. Panel members include Juliet Marshall, University of Idaho
Mike Erickson, McGregor Co. | Dale Clark, Northern Seed | Cathy Wilson, Idaho Wheat Commission
10:45 AMBreak
11:00 AMKeynote Speaker: NAFTA, Export Markets, the Farm Bill, State Legislature, and
How Thresher Continues to Find Domestic Markets for Grain

Dwight Little Sr., President, Idaho Grain Producers Association
11:30 AMLunch and Keynote Speaker
Dr. William I. Tierney Jr., Ph.D., Chief Economist, AgResource Company
12:15 PMChemical Point Sessions: Labeling and Laws  
1:15 PMPanel Discussion: Increasing the Profitability for Your Farming Operation
Moderated by Bradford Warner, Agspring. Panel members include Stacey Shaw, Syngenta | Ryan Rosztoczy, LEAF
Eric Gray, Northwest Farm Credit Services
2:00 PMDoor Prizes, Giveaways, Adjourn (must be present to win)